Architects, Except Landscape and Naval (17-1011)

Occupation description:  Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property. Excludes Landscape Architects (17-1012) and Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (17-2121).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 164159 -3.00 33
United States 112,600120,400 6.9780 1,8502,630

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 40.6122.4028.36 36.9947.9862.41
Alaska 42.3324.0631.37 43.8052.0459.68
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 45.6828.0338.66 46.6254.6361.13
Fairbanks North Star Borough 39.4626.5529.88 38.0948.9157.03

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1468 5.541.5 29.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation12
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation5
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 34
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 17.0

Alaska Licensing Information

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Internship/Residency

Training Resources

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
Revit Architecture 2017 L1 Fundamentals

Environmental Management Inc   (Anchorage)
EPA/AHERA Project Design Initial - 24 Hours Certificate
EPA/AHERA Project Design Refresher Certificate

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Drafting with AutoCAD